Celebrating a journey of growth, collaboration and innovation.
Celebrating a journey of growth, collaboration and innovation.
By making linear channels available alongside VOD, broadcasters are giving viewers the best of both worlds.
StarzPlay has evolved over the years from being solely an OTT player in the MENA market to offering its robust tech platform to telcos and studios, both locally and globally. ...
This marks the first time competing streaming-video providers have come together in a unified lobbying front.
Intigral's CEO, Markus Golder, spoke on Telcos & OTT Aggregation, highlighting the booming MENA OTT market and innovative content distribution models that drive successful Telco-OTT partnerships.
The monitoring landscape within broadcast and OTT has been redefined to not just manage compliance and technical monitoring anymore, but to also accommodate post-broadcast requirements in one platform, says Mark ...
Turkey, Israel and Saudi Arabia together will be the region’s strongest markets, accounting for 55% of the region’s SVOD revenues by 2028.
This growth will be driven by the increased availability of open OTT messaging APIs and competitive pricing models.
From niche content to data-driven personalisation at every level, streaming players are using a variety of tactics to bring in new audiences. Delegates at the BroadcastPro ME summit were given ...
According to the report, AVOD revenues from movies and TV series will reach $91bn by 2028.
Due to their cultural diversity, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt have become launching pads for creatives.
The new converged headend offers Ooredoo a complete solution for its current IPTV infrastructure.
IP technology and the move to the cloud remain hot topics for broadcasters and production houses. At the recent BroadcastPro Tech Summit, industry experts explored new opportunities, existing challenges and ...
The new solution integrates with any ad server or an existing CSAI solution to deliver targeted and personalised ads during live events and on linear channels.
The entire solution is in-house developed and scalable for any-size operator with low financial risk and fast ROI.
According to the report, almost 37% of TV content viewers are paying for an SVOD service, but not for cable or satellite.
With the growth and penetration of smart TVs as the main device for converged media consumption, it is possible to eliminate the two-silo security approach and leverage a converged security ...
Since its launch in 2018, Zee Entertainment’s OTT platform Zee5 has evolved from carrying a library of existing content to adding powerful Originals spanning short films, feature films and web ...
India will add 11m pay-TV subscribers between 2021 and 2027 to a total of 1777.5m.
Video providers should consider leveraging next-generation technology to enhance viewer experience.
The company has planned to expand into OTT, NFT, and sports betting platforms with its new capital.
The popular CEO panel was back at the ASBU BroadcastPro Summit, with industry stakeholders examining the status quo and discussing their plans for 2022 and strategies to maintain a commercially ...
As content continues to drive consumption across a panoramic OTT backdrop, a panel of experts at the ASBU BroadcastPro Summit explored strategies to entertain the diverse audiences of the MENA ...
Integrating digital technologies into existing business processes while keeping culture and customer experiences in mind has become critical to adapting to changing market requirements. Nourah AlFayez, Head of Transformation at ...
It goes without saying that the pandemic has played a major role in accelerating the efforts of all sorts of companies towards digitisation.
According to the report, Netflix continues to dominate SVOD content investment, contributing 30% of total SVoD content spend and 6% of total global content investment in 2021.
With the rise in prominence of streaming services, winning share of time, mind and wallet has become critical in an increasingly crowded market. This panel explored new strategies and discussed ...
The BroadcastPro Summit & Awards 2021 promises to be a powerful showcase for the debates, strategies and innovations now ripe to shape the industry’s future.
The company will focus on key market sectors including telcos, broadcasters, sports rights holders and other live event organisers.
Sawa to distribute 14 TV channels across the MENA region via MonacoSAT satellite located at 52 degrees East.
Industry experts get together to discuss OTT, content production and the UAE’s role in serving as the perfect hub for the region.
Using its newly launched satellite channels at 52.50E, Sawa plans to expand its commercial distribution capabilities across the region.
The partnership will be led by SAWA Rights Management from its headquarters in Dubai.
Ultimately, content is still king in the media industry. The difference today is the source of the power doesn’t lie exclusively in owning the audience.
Jawwy TV will offer viewers of Egypt 75+ linear channels such as Rotana, MBC, National Geographic, and FOX HD.
Providing Netflix, Amazon Prime, and many more options in one place, JustWatch allows users to watch movies and TV shows legally online.
The development marks IQiyi’s first partnership in Europe and Netgem TV’s first dedicated Asian service on the platform.
Diversified will be at CABSAT along with its UAE team, which operates under One Diversified FZ LLC.
The agreement will see John de Mol’s Talpa Concepts providing Blue Engine Studios with the rights to sell and produce formats from the Dutch firm.
The new content creation and production company will offer scripted and non-scripted shows targeting all entertainment platforms across the pan-Arab market.
The onus is increasingly falling on broadcasters to provide a memorable experience for viewers at home, using the latest technologies to facilitate the highest quality real-time streams.
Ghanaian entertainment channel Akwaaba Magic is also now live on DStv and GOtv.
OTT is not unique to the broadcast business, which means there are fresh lessons to learn from other verticals.
With the Covid-19 outbreak creating a huge appetite for binge-watching services, entertainment platforms experienced massive traffic, compelling media houses to ramp up their in-house technology services to cope with the ...
StarzPlay has also integrated Apple TV+ with the Lionsgate Play platform, whereby Apple TV subscribers in Asia can access Lionsgate Play’s diverse library of content.
The fund will invest in content creators, OTT platforms, gaming and entertainment start-ups.
Livestreamed June 14 -15, the virtual BroadcastPro Tech Summit is set to be the critical forum for understanding the technologies and trends transforming the industry’s commercial future.
The upgrade benefits operators by enabling more flexibility when managing their interconnections while delivering cost-effective solutions.
He was only eight when he first took apart a phone and put it back together again. A passionate engineer equally comfortable in both IT and broadcast ecosystems, regional veteran ...
Ateme's Titan headend will provide Du’s DTH platform with 28 bouquets based on 220 main channels and 220 backup channels to better serve its IPTV platform and affiliates.
Covid-19 brought the world to a standstill and forced people to stay at home, resulting in an accelerated demand for online entertainment. The OTT Leaders’ Panel brought together panellists who ...
Post release of the report, Netflix shares marked a 12.4% jump in value in after-hours trading.
Season one of the show is now available exclusively on the Viu platform.
There will be around 2bn active subscriptions to on-demand video services in 2025, according to a recent report by Juniper Research, an analyst house for the global communications sector. This corresponds to ...
As the streaming market becomes more crowded and audiences flit between services, we will likely see combinations of both subscription and ad-supported models, says Ariff Sidi of Verizon Media.
OTT and pay-TV companies are reported to have lost around $9.1bn in revenue due to piracy and account sharing in 2019 alone. Experts convened for a virtual meet last month ...
With a plethora of streaming services vying for eyeballs, panellists at the MENA OTT Conference debated on some core issues that could potentially make or break a streaming service.
The MENA OTT and Anti-Piracy Virtual Week, hosted by BroadcastPro ME last month, rounded up some of the stakeholders to explore how the narrative for OTT has evolved in recent ...
The film stars British-Kenyan actor, Charles Mmene and Hollywood star Hakeem Kae-Kazim.
CABSAT.Virtual to showcase complete content journey and satellite transformation from November 9-10